MIE 2014: Doctoral Conference in Mathematics, Informatics and Education, CALL FOR PAPERS

MIE 2014: Doctoral Conference in Mathematics, Informatics and Education
September 23-25, 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria
Sponsored by National Project for supporting doctoral students and young scientists in Mathematics and Computer Science at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Hosted by Sofia University
Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
MIE 2014 will be a doctoral student conference for researchers in Mathematics and Computer Science. It aims to connect with international research communities for the worldwide dissemination and sharing of research ideas and results. Three coherently interrelated tracks will be arranged in the two-day conference including Mathematics, Informatics, and Technology Enhanced Learning. Young researchers and post-doctoral students are also welcome to participate in paper presentations, doctoral student consortia and panel discussions under the themes of the conference tracks.
Conference Tracks and Topics
We invite original contributions addressing one or more of the topics in the following tracks:
Track: Mathematics
Algebra and number theory
Calculus and analysis
Geometry and topology
Mathematical Logic
Dynamical systems and differential equations
Mathematical modelling
Numerical methods and algorithms
Probability and statistics
Operational research
Track: Informatics (Computer Science)
Software Engineering
Web Services
Ontologies and Semantic Web Technologies
Data Mining
Information Retrieval
Information systems
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Architectures
Computer Networks
Data warehousing
Track: Technology Enhanced Learning
Building Learning Communities
Lifelong Competence Development
Pedagogical and Organizational Frameworks
Learning Content Management Systems and Services
Educational Digital Repositories
Personalization and Adaptation 
Knowledge Management Systems
Learning Networks
Inquiry Based Science Education
Education in Math and Computer science
Mobile Learning
Education of Students with Special Needs
Important Dates:
Submission of papers                          30 May 2014
Notification of acceptance                  30 June 2014
Submission of final versions               1 August 2014
Early registration                                 30 July 2014
Registration                                         15 Sept 2014
We invite submissions of full papers (8 pages), short papers (5 pages), and poster abstracts (2 pages). Authors should use the Springer LNCS format (http://www.springer.com/lncs). Important: Authors should clearly indicate the track and the type of the contribution (e.g. as sub-title). Papers must be submitted as PDF documents through the EasyChair submission system at http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=mie2014
All papers will be peer-reviewed by at least two members of the program committee. At least one author should attend the conference to present the paper.
The best paper awards are set up to encourage submission of high-quality papers on related research. Awards will be presented to the Best Doctoral Student Paper and the Best Conference Paper.
Program Chair
Peter Sloep, Open University, The Netherlands
Track Chairs
Alexandra Soskova, Sofia University, Bulgaria (Mathematics)
Ivan Koychev, Sofia University, Bulgaria (Informatics)
Pavel Boytchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria (Technology Enhanced Learning)
Program Committee
Galia Angelova, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Marusia Bojkova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Boyan Bontchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Tatiana Chernogorova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Yannis Dimitriadis, University of Valiadolid, Spain
Christo Dichev, Winston-Salem State University, USA
Vladimir Dimitrov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Milena Dobreva, University of Strathclyde, UK
Gabriella Dodero, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Asen Dontchev, University of Michigan, USA
Hendrik Drachsler, Open University Netherlands
Jon Dron, Athabaska University, Canada
Martin Ebner, Technical University Graz, Austria
Hristo Ganchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Pando Georgiev, University of Florida, USA
Vassil Georgiev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Olga Georieva, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Alexander Grigorov, Sofia University, Bulgaria  
Elissaveta Gourova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Sylvia Ilieva, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Stefan Ivanov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Jordan Jordanov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Francisco José García Peñalvo, University of Salamanka, Spain
Kalinka Kaloyanova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Valentin Kisimov, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria
Piet Kommers, University of Twente, Netherlands
Rob Koper, Open University, Netherlands
Evgenii Krastev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Miloš Kravčík, Aachen University, Germany
Barry Cooper, Leeds University, UK
Mart Laanpere, Tallinn University, Estonia
Plamen Mateev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Leda Minkova, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Preslav Nakov, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Geno Nikolov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Maria Nisheva, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Toshio Okamoto, UEC, Japan
Edward Omey, KU Leuven, Belgium
Radoslav Pavlov, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
Gergana Petrova, Texas A&M University, USA
Nedyu Popivanov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Atanas Radenski, Chapman University, USA
Petko Ruskov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Simos Retalis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Julian Revalski, IMI-BAS, Bulgaria
Dimitar Skordev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Slavi Stoyanov, Open University, Netherlands
Stefaan Ternier, Open University Netherlands
Tinko Tinchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Julita Vasileva, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Wim Westera, Open University, Netherlands
Vladimir Zanev, Columbus State University, USA
Goran Velinov, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, FYROM
Local Organising Committee
Krassen Stefanov
Stefka Blizneva
Atanas Georgiev
Pencho Mihnev
Eliza Stefanova
Temenujka Zafirova-Maltcheva
Please visit the conference official website at http://mie.uni-sofia.bg/ for full details.